In this beginner lesson we’ll learn a few basic techniques for both the rhythm and lead guitarist. They are hammer ons, pull offs, slides and bends.
Guitar Columns by David Hodge
David Hodge has written over a hundred guitar columns and lessons for Guitar Noise. The complete archive of these guitar lessons is available here. Click through to the last page if you want to read everything in the order it was written.
This is the first in a series of lessons teaching you how to play a guitar solo. We’re going to start by learning the fundamentals of a melodic guitar solo.
Let’s break musicianship down into three basic parts: what you were born with, what you can learn, and what you can dream. Where do you go next?
The third and final part in our look at alternate tunings. Let’s see how they can be used to write songs and we’ll throw a little bit of theory into the mix.
Part two in our look at alternate tunings. We’re going to see how alternate tunings can be used as a tool for arranging and interpreting old familiar tunes.
This is the first of three lessons on alternate tunings. We’ll go over the basics of alternate tunings such as why and how to use them with some great examples.
Buying a new guitar can be an emotional ordeal. We’d like to share some helpful advice on what to think about before shopping for a new musical instrument.
Both hands are equally important when playing guitar. This beginner lesson looks at developing the basic techniques needed for your strumming hand.